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Janel Moloney

Janel Moloney was born on October 3, 1969 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA as Janel Wallace Moloney. She is an actress, known for The West Wing (1999), Bang Bang You're Dead (2002) and Desperate Measures (1998). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The West Wing
The West Wing Donna Moss
Bang Bang You're Dead
Bang Bang You're Dead Ellie Milford
Desperate Measures
Desperate Measures Sarah Davis
'Til There Was You
'Til There Was You Beebee, Age 25


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 2014 Stay Then Go
Marion Baird
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Kathy Eisenstadt
- A Precious Commodity (2013) ... Kathy Eisenstadt
 2013 Concussion
 2010 Armless
 2009 Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas (TV Movie)
Marion Malloy
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Allison Wyler
- Faithfully (2009) ... Allison Wyler
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Pat Olsen
 2008 30 Rock (TV Series)
- Reunion (2008) ... Jessica (as Janel Maloney)
 2008 Puppy Love (TV Series)
 2008 House (TV Series)
- It's a Wonderful Lie (2008) ... Maggie
 1999-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Donna Moss
- Tomorrow (2006) ... Donna Moss
- Institutional Memory (2006) ... Donna Moss (credit only)
- The Last Hurrah (2006) ... Donna Moss (credit only)
- Transition (2006) ... Donna Moss
- Requiem (2006) ... Donna Moss
 2005 Just Pray (Short)
Cheryl Lawson
 2002 Bang Bang You're Dead
Ellie Milford
 1998 Sports Night (TV Series)
Monica Brazelton
- The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee (1998) ... Monica Brazelton
 1998 The Souler Opposite
Thea Douglas
 1998 Desperate Measures
Sarah Davis
 1997 'Til There Was You
Beebee, Age 25
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Bridesmaid McManus
- Till Death Do Us Part (1996) ... Bridesmaid McManus (as Janel Maloney)
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Maria Corbin
- Unwilling Witness (1995) ... Maria Corbin
 1995 Wild Bill
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Nancy Larson
- The Birthday Party (1995) ... Mrs. Nancy Larson
 1995 Safe
 1994 Due South (TV Series)
Nun at Foot of Escalator
- Pilot (1994) ... Nun at Foot of Escalator (uncredited)
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series)
- Lucky 13 (1993) ... Sarah
 1993 Dream Lover
Alice Keller
 1992 Double Edge (TV Movie)
 1991 ...And Then She Was Gone (TV Movie)
 1991 To Save a Child (TV Movie)
Janelle Lowry
 1987 Roomies (TV Series)
Punk Co-Ed
- The One That Got Away (1987) ... Punk Co-Ed
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Janel Maloney


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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At one point in my 20s, I was about to quit acting. I'd had a crappy couple of years and I was depressed. My mom said, 'Don't give up! You'll be so mad at yourself.'


Best known by the public for her role as Donnatella "Donna" Moss on The West Wing (1999). See more »

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